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The district also operates the Miller Education Center

The district also operates the Miller Education Center, an alternative school, the Hare Field athletic complex, and City View Charter School.[131] The school district covers Hillsboro, Scholls, Reedville, North Plains, West Union, and other surrounding communities.[64] Total enrollment as of 2008 was 20,543 students, making it the fourth largest district in the state. Compaq Presario CQ60-307ea CPU Fan Post-secondary educational opportunities include the west campus of Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)[137] and the Portland West satellite campus of theOregon Institute of Technology.[138] The OHSU site was formerly that of the Oregon Graduate Institute (now OGI School of Science and Engineering) and the Oregon National Primate Research Center portions of OHSU. HP Pavilion dv6-2010sa CPU Fan The OHSU and OIT campuses are located in the Tanasbourne neighborhood. Pacific University operates a satellite Health Professions Campus in downtown adjacent to Tuality Community Hospital.[64] Other educational opportunities are available at the Work Force Training Center (Capital Center) and a branch of the University of Phoenix, both located in Tanasbourne. Toshiba Satellite A40-702 CPU Fan

Hillsboro is home to private primary and secondary schools including Faith Bible High School, St. Matthew Catholic School, Tualatin Valley Academy, Swallowtail School, and Renaissance Alternative School, among others.

Public transportation is available by bus and light rail, managed by regional transit agency TriMet.[64] SONY Vaio VGN-AR21B CPU Fan The first MAX light rail line, now known as the Blue Line, was extended to serve Hillsboro on September 12, 1998.[140] The western terminus is located downtown. The Willow Creek and Hillsboro transit centers (TC) are the main hubs of the public transit system, although seven other MAX stations provide varying degrees of bus interconnection. SONY Vaio VPC-EB3E1E/PI CPU Fan MAX Stations (west to east) are theHatfield Government Center, Hillsboro Central TC, Tuality Hospital, Washington/Southeast 12th Avenue, Fair Complex / Hillsboro Airport, Hawthorn Farm, Orenco, Quatama, and Willow Creek TC. Located next to the Tuality Hospital station is theHillsboro Intermodal Transit Facility, SONY Vaio VPC-EB3E1E/WI CPU Fan

which opened in 2010 and was jointly paid for by the hospital, Pacific University, and the city.[141] The facility is primarily a parking garage, but includes lockers and showers for bicyclists along withelectric vehicle charging stations.[142]

Freight rail service from Portland and Western Railroad with interconnections to the BNSF SONY Vaio VGN-FS660/W CPU Fan Railway and the Union Pacific Railroad both serve Hillsboro.[143] The city is not served by passenger rail service over a heavy-rail line.[61] Air travel is available at the Hillsboro Airport in the center of the city and at Stark's Twin Oaks Airpark, a general aviation field south of the city. The Hillsboro Airport is a general aviation airport operated by the Port of Portland, HP Pavilion G61-631NR CPU Fan

and is the second-busiest airport in the state after Portland International Airport.[144] The airport mainly serves private pilots and corporate flights, with no scheduled airline flights from its two runways, but does have an on-call customs service.[61][145]

Oregon Route 8, known locally as the Tualatin Valley Highway (TV Highway), is the primary east–west highway.[75] HP Pavilion dv6560el CPU Fan U.S. Route 26, also known as the Sunset Highway, bisects the northeast corner of the city. Other major east–west roads are Cornell Road and Main Street / Baseline Road.[61] Major north–south routes are Oregon Route 219 / 1st Street, 10th Street / Cornell Road, Cornelius Pass Road, and Brookwood.[61] HP Pavilion dv6-2128ca CPU Fan

The easternmost north–south route, 185th Avenue, borders Beaverton and runs between the Tanasbourne Town Center and the rest of Hillsboro. TV Highway connects to Cornelius and Forest Grove to the west and Beaverton to the east.

Hospital services in the city are provided by Tuality Community Hospital in the downtown area of the city.[64] HP Pavilion dv7-3004el CPU Fan Opened in 1918 as the city's first hospital,[146]the 167-bed facility is operated by Tuality Healthcare. Other significant medical facilities include Kaiser Permanente's Sunset Medical Office and Providence Health & Services' immediate care center, both in the Tanasbourne neighborhood. Kaiser Permanente received approval in 2007 to build a hospital at the site of its existing medical office in Tanasbourne.[147] HP Pavilion dv7-4050ev CPU Fan Estimated to cost $242 million, the Kaiser Westside Medical Center will start with 126 beds with a planned capacity of 174 beds when fully built.[148] The Department of Veterans Affairs opened a medical clinic in the Tanasbourne area in 2008. HP G42-367TU CPU Fan For more than 150 years, the city has had residents as varied as David Hill, the city's founder, to Tiffeny Milbrett, an Olympic and World Cup champion soccer player.[150] Two governors of Oregon, James Withycombe and Paul L. Patterson, have called the city home.[151] Other politicians included Congressmen Thomas H. HP Pavilion dv5-1172el CPU Fan Tongue and Samuel Thurston; mayors William N. Barrett, Benjamin P. Cornelius, and William D. Hare, patriarch of the Hare political family.[46] Athletes include Erik Ainge, Scott Brosius, Ad Rutschman, Wes Schulmerich, Wally Backman, and Olympic medalists Josh Inman, Thomas Garrigus, and Jean Saubert. Hillsboro has also been home to Peggy Y. Fowler, Toshiba Satellite A105-S4084 CPU Fan

the former chief executive officer of Portland General Electric, producer Bryce Zabel, the "Mother Queen of Oregon" Mary Ramsey Wood, Tommy Overstreet, and professional wrestler Roddy Piper.

Hillsboro's only sister city relationship is with Fukuroi,[153] a city of about 85,000 residents in the Shizuoka Prefecture in central Japan. HP Pavilion dv4-1038tx CPU Fan The cities, which have similar economic bases in agriculture and high technology, began their relationship in November 1988.[154] The relationship has included exchanges of students between schools in each city.[155] In the late 2000s decade, Hillsboro unsuccessfully explored finding a sister city in Mexico[156] and also neglected the relationship with Fukuroi.[157] HP Pavilion dv7-3060sb CPU Fan

However, in 2008, a Fukuroi contingent of adults visited Hillsboro to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Sister City agreement, and a youth contingent is visiting in 2009.

Portland International Airport (IATA: PDX, ICAO: KPDX, FAA LID: PDX) is a joint civil-military airport and the largest airport in the U.S. state of Oregon, accounting for 90% of passenger travel and more than 95% of air cargo of the state.[2] HP Pavilion dv7-6055sf CPU Fan

It is located within Portland's city limits just south of the Columbia River in Multnomah County, six miles by air and twelve miles by highway northeast of downtown Portland. Portland International Airport is often referred to by its IATA airport code, PDX.

PDX has direct connections to major airport hubs throughout the United States, plus non-stop international flights to Canada, Japan, and the Netherlands. SONY VGN-CS108D  CPU Fan It is a hub for United Express affiliate SkyWest Airlines for flights to smaller cities in Oregon and California. The airport is a major hub for Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and serves as a maintenance facility for Horizon Air. Small regional carrier SeaPort Airlines is headquartered and operates its Pacific Northwest hub at PDX. General aviation services are provided at PDX by Flightcraft. DELL XPS M170 CPU Fan

The Oregon Air National Guard has a base located on the southwest portion of the grounds, the host unit of which is the 142d Fighter Wing(142 FW) flying the F-15 Eagle. Local transportation includes light rail on the MAX Red Line and Interstate 205.

The main terminal consists of one building roughly "H"-shaped and is divided into five concourses. HP Pavilion G72-b15SV CPU Fan Concourses A, B, and C are on the south side of the terminal and concourses D and E are on the north; the two sides are connected beyond security checkpoints by a walkway opened in August 2005.[3] PDX offers services including free Wi-Fi wireless Internet access, a children's play area, and postal services. HP G62-120ES CPU Fan

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